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towel
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
towel /'tauəl/
  • danh từ
    • khăn lau; khăn tắm
    • to throw in the towel
      • (thể dục,thể thao) đầu hàng, chịu thua
    • lead towel
      • (từ lóng) đạn
    • oaken towel
      • (từ lóng) gậy tày, dùi cui
  • động từ
    • lau bằng khăn, chà xát bằng khăn
    • (từ lóng) đánh đòn, nện cho một trận
Concise Dictionary
towelled|towelling|towels|toweled|toweling'taʊəl
noun
+a rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping
verb
+wipe with a towel
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
a piece of fabric or paper used for drying things, especially your body: Help yourself to a clean towel. + a hand / bath towel (= a small / large towel) + a beach towel (= a large towel used for lying on in the sun) + a kitchen towel (= a piece of paper from a roll that you use to wipe up liquid, etc. in the kitchen)
See also - PAPER TOWEL, SANITARY TOWEL, TEA TOWEL
Idioms: throw in the towel (informal) to admit that you have been defeated and stop trying: We're not going to throw in the towel just because we lost one game.
+ verb (-ll-, AmE also -l-) [VN] ~ yourself / sb/sth (down) to dry yourself/sb/sth with a towel
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

clean, fresh | damp, wet | dry | rolled-up | fluffy, soft, thick | paper | bath, bathroom, beach, hand, kitchen, tea | roller | sanitary

VERB + TOWEL

drape, wrap
He had a towel draped across his shoulders.

TOWEL + VERB

hang
Several towels hung over the side of the bath.

TOWEL + NOUN

rail
a heated towel rail



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